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FA Disability Cup brought to life for all by BT Sport in broadcasting first

The FA Disability Cup was played at St George’s Park on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July, with BT Sport providing coverage over the weekend, the first time the Cup has been broadcast live. This competition stood out from previous matches, not least because it made it onto our screens, but because it hit the […]  More

On demand: SVG Europe Audio Group tackles diversity in sports broadcast sound

SVG Europe’s Audio Group recently held a meeting focusing on the issue of diversity and inclusion within sports broadcasting audio. Hosted in conjunction with SVG Europe Women, the panel and audience looked at how the industry could solve this problem as an industry, hearing the experiences of both people working in audio, those devising the […]  More

Olympics audio: A Herculean task for the classic games

On the podcast Transformed by Tech: How The Olympics Stay Cutting Edge, produced by The Podium for NBC Olympics, Karl Malone, director of sound design at NBC Universal, discussed how the Games’ sound is collected, produced and processed, transported and ultimately consumed by the broadcast audience for the XXXII Summer Olympics (23 July-8 August 2021 […]  More

Gold for Globecast as it renews its SVG Europe sponsorship

Globecast, which provides agile content acquisition, management and distribution services globally, has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company, which has a history of innovating and investing in new technologies to create customer-centric services, has created a leading global hybrid fibre and satellite network for video contribution and distribution. It delivers any type […]  More

E-Bike Grand Prix appoints Sunset+Vine as production, content, and media partnerships agency

Sunset+Vine has been named the live production, content and media partnerships agency for a new and exciting city centre electric bike grand prix series. The E-Bike Grand Prix (EBK GP) Racing Series is owned and developed by Cube International and will feature pro-cycling teams racing around specially-designed city centre tracks on electric road bikes at […]  More

Tokyo Olympics: OBS CTO Sotiris Salamouris discusses technical leaps as Games go all UHD HDR

SVG’s coverage of the production of the Tokyo Olympics begins in earnest this week and we kick things off with a series of OBS executive interviews that have been provided by OBS to the media (our team will be on site next week and will interview them in the coming weeks). Below is an interview […]  More

Aldea set to deliver 2020 Tokyo Olympics to broadcasters around the world

Aldea Solutions is providing live transmissions of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games to numerous media companies around the world, including broadcasters in France, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia. Aldea will transmit live coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for these broadcasters from the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Tokyo back to their respective home studio facilities. The company […]  More

Carlyle to acquire LiveU to further accelerate global growth

Global investment firm Carlyle has acquired LiveU from Francisco Partners, a global investment firm that specialises in partnering with technology businesses. Details of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, are not being disclosed. Founded in 2006, LiveU pioneered a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission platform, offered to major live broadcast news networks […]  More

O2 Czech Republic adds a Streamline S12T OB van from Broadcast Solutions to its fleet

Mobile network company O2 Czech Republic has added a new Broadcast Solutions Streamline OB van to its fleet, complementing an existing model systems integrator Broadcast Solutions delivered a couple of years ago. The move comes as O2, which has covered the country’s major football league for a couple of years now, looks to cope with […]  More